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Collocations are words that usually go together. When learning phrasal verbs, it's a good idea to remember a few typical collocations for that verb.

 

Collocations with give up

I've decided to give up smoking.

He put on a lot of weight when he gave tennis up.
The first funerals are held for those killed in Turkey's earthquake as officials give up hope of finding anyone else alive.

 

You can sound natural in English by using the right collocations.

The Phrasal Verb Demon Corpus highlights collocations for you.